Downtown Alert

Downtown Tucson Partnership frequently receives advisories including traffic alerts and other important community news that could affect workers, residents and visitors in Downtown Tucson. Check this page frequently and stay up-to-date on the latest Downtown Alerts.


Active Alerts

JAN 14 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility - On Sunday, January 16, 2022, beginning at 6 a.m., Fifth Avenue will be closed to vehicle travel from 10th Street to Toole Avenue and Toole Avenue will be closed from Congress Street/Fourth Avenue to Arizona Avenue to accommodate the following Downtown events: Dillinger Days – Sunday, January 16, 2022 and Tucson Jazz Festival, MLK Day Downtown Jazz Fiesta – Monday, January 17, 2022.

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OCT 29 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - Southbound Church Avenue from Sixth Street to Franklin Street is reopen to vehicular traffic traveling into downtown. Northbound Church Avenue between this same stretch will remain closed. However, motorists are encouraged to use the Stone Avenue underpass from Franklin Street or Toole Avenue for northbound travel out of downtown.

 

AUG 30 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - The Stone Avenue and Franklin Street/Toole Avenue intersection is reopen to travel. Southbound Stone Avenue at Sixth Street will reopen to one southbound travel lane through the Stone Avenue Underpass. Westbound travel on Toole Avenue to northbound Stone Avenue will also reopen.

This closure is anticipated to be in place through March 2022.

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Map of Recommended Ways Into Downtown

 


Traffic Impacts

Click and Zoom in on this interactive Downtown Core Road Closure map.* (Updated as of 1/14/22)

 

  • Roads Closed: Fifth Avenue will be closed to vehicle travel from 10th Street to Toole Avenue and Toole Avenue will be closed from Congress Street/Fourth Avenue to Arizona Avenue. More Information →

  • Road Closed: Sixth Avenue and Seventh Street intersection (Sixth Avenue Underpass) is closed to vehicular traffic as part of The Downtown Links Project. This closure is anticipated to be in place through March 2022. More Information →

  • Partial Closure: Southbound Church Avenue between Sixth Street and Franklin Street is now OPEN. Northbound Church Avenue between this same stretch remains closed as part of The Downtown Links Project. Ninth Avenue between Sixth and Franklin Streets remains accessible for local traffic only.

  • Construction Zone: Church Avenue between Broadway Blvd to Ochoa Street has construction on the west side of the street due to construction at the Flin project. Use Caution while traveling north or southbound on Church.

*Please be aware that some road closures may be beyond what is mapped. We are only mapping road closures in the immediate downtown core area.

Other Roadway Projects to be aware of: